Nina Lin, Collaborating Scientist (previously Senior Research Fellow)



  • 2013 - Ph.D. in Geology, Caltech, USA
  • 2006 - M.S. in Geology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan


  • Gong, Z., Wu, X., Y.N. Lin, N. Benfield and J. Pi Alperin (2018), Non-linear scanning tomography for velocity model building in seismic-obscured areas, submitted.
  • Xie, Y., Z. Zhou, J. Hu, L. Xu, X. Wu, Y.N. Lin., F. C. Loh, L. Liu and Z. Wang (2017), Orthorhombic full-waveform inversion for imaging the Luda field using wide-azimuth ocean-bottom-cable data, The Leading Edge, 3691, 75-80, doi: 10.1190/tle36010075.1. (EI)
  • Kuo, Y.-T., C.-S. Ku, Y.-G. Chen, Y. Wang, Y.N. Lin, R. Y. Chuang, Y.-J. Hsu, F. W. Taylor, B.-S. Huang, and H. Tung (2016), Characteristics on fault coupling along the Solomon megathrust based on GPS observations, Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 8519-8526, doi:10.1002/2016GL070188. (SCI)
  • Xie, Y., Z. Zhou, J. Hu, L. Xu, Y.N. Lin., B. Zhou, X. Wu and Z. Wang (2016), Orthorhombic full-waveform inversion for wide-azimuth data imaging, 86th SEG Annual Meeting Expanded Abstracts, doi: 10.1190/segam2016-13822505.1. (EI)
  • Y.N. Lin, X. Wu, Y. Xie, J. Zhou, S. Sulaiman and J. Turner (2016), Imaging through mega gas clouds in offshore Brunei, 78th EAGE Annual Conference Expanded Abstract, doi: 10.3997/2214-4609.201601350.
  • Y.N. Lin, R. Jolivet, M. Simons, P.S. Agram, H.R. Martens, Z. Li ,and S. H. Lodi (2015), High interseismic coupling in the Eastern Makran (Pakistan) subduction zone, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 06/2015; doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.03.037. (SCI)
  • Wang, Yu, Y.N. Lin, M. Simons, and S. T. Tun (2014). Shallow rupture of the 2011 Tarlay earthquake (Mw 6.8), Eastern Myanmar, BSSA Bulletin, doi:1785/0120120364. (SCI)
  • Jolivet, R., P. Agram, Y.N. Lin, M. Simons, M.-P. Doin, G. Peltzer, and Z. Li (2014). Improving InSAR geodesy using Global Atmospheric Models, Journal of Geophysical Research, doi 10.1002/2013580/10558. (SCI)
  • Huang, S.-Y., Y.-G. Chen, G. S. Burr, M. K. Jaiswal, Y. N. Lin, G. Yin, J. Liu, S. Zhao, and Z. Cao (2014), Late Pleistocene sedimentary history of multiple glacially dammed lake episodes along the Yarlung-Tsangpo river, southeast Tibet, Quaternary Research 09/201. (SCI)
  • Y.N. Lin, A. Sladen, F. Ortega-Culaciati, M. Simons, J.-P. Avouac, E. J. Fielding, B. A. Brooks, M. Bevis, J. Genrich, A. Rietbrock, C. Vigny, R. Smalley, and A. Socquet (2013), Coseismic and postseismic slip associated with the 2010 Maule Earthquake, Chile: Characterizing the Arauco Peninsula barrier effect, Journal of Geophysical Research, 01/2013; 118:3142–3159. (SCI)
  • Agram, P. S., R. Jolivet, B. Riel, Y. N. Lin, M. Simons, E. Hetland, M.-P. Doin, and C. Lasserre (2013), New radar interferometric time series analysis toolbox released, Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union. 02/2013; 94(7):69-70.
  • Wang, Yu, J. B. H. Shyu, K. Sieh, H.-W. Chiang, C.-C. Wang, T. Aung, Y. N. Lin, C.-C. Shen, S. Min, O. Than, K. K. Lin, and S. T. Tun (2013), Permanent upper plate deformation in western Myanmar during the great 1762 earthquake: Implications for neotectonic behavior of the northern Sunda megathrust, Journal of Geophysical Research, 03/2013; 118(3):1277-1303. ·(SCI)
  • Hetland, E. A., P. Musé, M. Simons, Y. N. Lin, P. S. Agram, and C. J. DiCaprio (2012), Multiscale InSAR Time Series (MInTS) analysis of surface deformation, Journal of Geophysical Research 117, B02404, doi:10.1029/2011JB008731. (SCI)
  • Lin, Y. N., A. P. Kositsky, and J.‐P. Avouac (2010a), PCAIM joint inversion of InSAR and ground‐based geodetic time series: Application to monitoring magmatic inflation beneath the Long Valley Caldera, Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L23301, doi:10.1029/2010GL045769. (SCI)
  • Lin, Y. N., M. Simons, E. A. Hetland, P. Muse, and C. DiCaprio (2010b), A multiscale approach to estimating topographically correlated propagation delays in radar interferograms, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 11, Q09002, doi:10.1029/2010GC003228. (SCI)
  • Lin, Y. N., K. Sieh, and J. Stock (2010c), Submarine landslides along the Malacca Strait‐Mergui Basin shelf margin: Insights from sequence‐stratigraphic analysis, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, B12102, doi:10.1029/2009JB007050. (SCI)
  • Ota, Y., Y. N. Lin, Y.-G. Chen, N. Matsuta, T. Watanuki, and Y.-W. Chen (2009), Touhuanping Fault, an active wrench fault within fold-and-thrust belt in northwestern Taiwan, documented by spatial analysis of fluvial terraces, Tectonophysics 09/2009; 474(3):559-570. (SCI)
  • Ota, Y., T. Azuma and Y. N. Lin (2009) Application of INQUA Environmental Seismic Intensity Scale to recent earthquakes in Japan and Taiwan. Geological Society of London Special Publications, 316, 55-71. (SCI)
  • Megawati, K., F. Shaw, K. Sieh, Z. Huang, T.-R. Wud, Y. N. Lin, S. K. Tan, and T.-C. Pan (2009), Tsunami hazard from the subduction megathrust of the South China Sea: Part I. Source characterization and the resulting tsunami, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 36 (2009) 13–20. (SCI)
  • Chen, Y.-G., Y.-W. Chen, W.-S. Chen, K.-J. Lee, L.-S. Lee, S.-T. Lu, Y.-H. Lee, T. Watanuki, and Y. N. Lin (2009), Optical dating of a sedimentary sequence in a trenching site on the source fault of the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake, Taiwan, Quaternary International 04/2009; 199:25-33. (SCI)
  • Chung, L.-H., Y.-G. Chen, Y.-M. Wu, J. B. H. Shyu, Y-T. Kuo, Y. N. Lin (2008), Seismogenic faults along the major suture of the plate boundary deduced by dislocation modeling of coseismic displacements of the 1951 M7.3 Hualien–Taitung earthquake sequence in eastern Taiwan, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 269, 416-426. (SCI)
  • Chen, Y.-G., J.-H. Hung, K.-Y. Lai, Y. N. Lin, T. Wilcox, and K. Mueller (2007), River terrace development in response to folding above active wedge thrusts in Houli, Central Taiwan, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 31 240–250. (SCI)
  • Chen, Y.-G., K.-Y. Lai, Y.-H. Lee, J. Suppe, W.-S. Chen, Y. N. Lin, Y. Wang, J.-H. Hung, and Y.-T. Kuo (2007), Coseismic fold scarps and their kinematic behavior in the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake Taiwan, Journal of Geophysical Research 112, B03S02, doi:10.1029/2006JB004388. (SCI)
  • Ota, Y., Y. N. Lin, Y.-G. Chen, H.-C. Chang, and J.-H. Hung (2006), Newly found Tunglo Active Fault System in the fold and thrust belt in northwestern Taiwan deduced from deformed terraces and its tectonic significance, Tectonophysics 417 (2006) 305–323. (SCI)